CFP - Fifth Conference of the School of Mamluk Studies (Gent, Belgium, 5-7 July 2018)

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Dear Colleagues,


We are pleased to announce the Fifth Conference of the School of Mamluk Studies, which will be held at Ghent University (Belgium) from July 5-7, 2018.


The conference will be conducted in two parts and will be preceded by a three-day intensive course on Digital Islamic (Mamluk) Humanities from July 2-4, 2018.

The first day of the conference, July 5, will be themed. The theme of this part of the conference will be Historiography/Adab. The following two days of the conference (July 6 and 7) will be structured in pre-organized panels.


For more information, please visit the SMS webpage at


We look forward to meeting you in Ghent.


Jo Van Steenbergen, Ghent University (on behalf of the local organizers) (

Frédéric Bauden, Université de Liège

Antonella Ghersetti, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice

Marlis Saleh, University of Chicago